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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarships 2024-25 at University of British Columbia, Canada

Applications are now open for the Prestigious The UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarships. The UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies. Killam Doctoral Scholarships are the most prestigious awards available to graduate students at University of British Columbia.

Approximately 25 awards are offered each year to the top doctoral candidates in the Affiliated Fellowships competition. At present, the Killam Doctoral Scholarship provides an annual stipend valued at $30,000 for two years plus a $2,000 allowance for research-related travel during the 24 months of the scholarship.

Killam Doctoral Scholarships awardees on the UBC-Vancouver campus also become Four Year Fellowship holders and receive additional tuition funding from the 4YF program if they are eligible.


Killam Doctoral Scholarships Summary

• Host Country: Canada

• Host Institute: University of British Columbia

• # of awards: Approx. 26 per year

• Duration: Two Years

• Funding: $30,000/Year for two years plus a $2,000 allowance for research-related travel.


Eligibility criteria

The Scholarship is available to Citizens of Canada, permanent residents, as well as for international students.

To be eligible to apply for Killam Doctoral Scholarship funding, applicants must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of the start date of the scholarship. Essentially, applicants to the 2024-2025 competition must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of 1 September 2024.

• Further info of the eligiblity requirements can be found on Affiliated Fellowships-Doctoral award competition.

• Basically, you apply for The UBC Killam PhD Scholarships through that competition, so all requirements and procedures are the same.


Application Procedure

The Killam Doctoral Scholarships are part of the Affiliated Fellowships-Doctoral award competition. To be considered for the Killam Doctoral Scholarships, you must apply for the


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